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1. Archaeologists discover key features of historic Cypriot city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archaeologists-discover-key-features-of-historic-cypriot-city

Exciting new discoveries about the ancient city of Nea Paphos have come to light thanks to a joint excavation by teams from the Universities of Warsaw and Krakow, working with the Cyprus Department of Antiquities. ...

2. 30,000-year-old mammoth bones found in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-000-year-old-mammoth-bones-found-in-austria

Hundreds of mammoth bones have been uncovered in an Austrian wine cellar, in a discovery labelled an ''archaeological sensation.''...

3. Excavations for missing Cypriots underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excavations-for-missing-cypriots-underway

Excavations are currently carried out by the Committee on missing persons (CMP) at seven sites in the areas under control of the Republic of Cyprus and the occupied areas to locate remains of missing Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots....

4. Denmark's Queen Margrethe II to relinquish throne on Jan. 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-s-queen-margrethe-ii-to-relinquish-throne-on-jan-14

In a surprising New Year's Eve announcement, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark revealed her decision to step down from the throne on January 14, 2024. ...

5. MSC Cruises expands Ocean Cay experience in the Bahamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/msc-cruises-expands-ocean-cay-experience-in-the-bahamas

MSC Cruises is set to elevate the offerings at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, its exclusive Bahamian destination. New facilities include watersport-friendly excursion centers, a state-of-the-art dive and snorkel center, and additional dining options....

6. 5,000-year-old wine discovered in Queen's resting place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-year-old-wine-discovered-in-queen-s-resting-place

Sealed jars of wine from 5,000 years ago have been uncovered amongst the grave goods found in an Egyptian Queen’s tomb....

7. Ancient mysteries unearthed on Cyprus' northern coastline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-mysteries-unearthed-on-cyprus-northern-coastline

In the vicinity of the occupied village of Davlos, specifically at the location of Vikli (Galounia), an astonishing geological formation has captivated attention. This formation comprises a sequence of alternating layers of clay, marl, sandstone, limestone, and other rocks....

8. Guard witnesses alleged coin theft at Acropolis museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guard-witnesses-alleged-coin-theft-at-acropolis-museum

The Acropolis Museum has refuted reports that coins were removed from its excavation site on August 22....

9. High-tech water system discovered in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-tech-water-system-discovered-in-cyprus

A complex water drainage system was brought to light by the archaeologists at the site of Dromolaxia-Vyzakia, Larnaca district. The discovery offers important insights into the organisation of Late Bronze Age urban centres in Cyprus. ...

10. NYU expedition uncovers remarkable archaeological finds on Geronisos Island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyu-expedition-uncovers-remarkable-archaeological-finds-on-geronisos-island

The Department of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the impressive findings brought to light by the New York University archaeological dig on Geronisos Island, in the area of Agios Georgios of Pegeia. ...

11. Ηead & Hand: Akamantis by artist Kyriaki Costa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-iead-hand-akamantis-by-artist-kyriaki-costa

12. CMP secures funding for vital operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-secures-funding-for-vital-operations

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) said Tuesday that its funding and its operations are not under threat....

13. Tatar claims Greek Cypriots obstructing excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-claims-greek-cypriots-obstructing-excavations

Leonidas Pantelides, the Greek Cypriot member in the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) has described as not accurate claims by the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar about obstructing excavations in the village of Aloda....

14. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

15. CMP continues excavation efforts in six sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-continues-excavation-efforts-in-six-sites

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus is currently conducting six excavations in both the occupied and free territories of the country to locate the remains of missing individuals and determine their fate....

16. Flood works reveal ancient tomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flood-works-reveal-ancient-tomb

Excavations carried out as part of a flood protection project in the center of Limassol, in the area of Tzamouda, brought to light an ancient tomb, without causing any particular problem in the progress of the work....

17. Mr. Kadis: 'The goal is to recycle 70% of construction and demolition waste'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mr-kadis-the-goal-is-to-recycle-70-of-construction-and-demolition-waste

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis stated in his address at the "Workshop for the presentation of an innovative robotic method of separating waste from construction and demolition" that the goal is for at least 70% of the waste generated from construction and demolition to be recycled....

18. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

19. Excavations reveal rare feature in prehistoric Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excavations-reveal-rare-feature-in-prehistoric-cyprus

The 2022 excavations at Chlorakas-Palloures which have been completed have yielded important information on the Chalcolithic period, between 3500 and 2500 BC in Cyprus, the Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced on Wednesday....

20. A tunnel discovered in Egypt may lead to Cleopatra's lost tomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tunnel-discovered-in-egypt-may-lead-to-cleopatra-s-lost-tomb

A major discovery of underground tunnels has been made in Egypt, and archeologists believe they could be part of the lost tomb of Cleopatra....

21. Double burial site found in Kouklia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kouklia-double-burial-site-excavated

Two tombs from the 12th century BC with rare findings were excavated at the Kouklia-Marcello location, according to a statement from the Cyprus Department of Antiquities....

22. CMP: More human remains discovered in Troulli excavation site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-more-human-remains-discovered-in-troulli-excavation-site

Two members of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP), Leonidas Pantelides, from the Greek Cypriot office and Hakkı Müftüzade from the Turkish Cypriot office visited the excavation site in Troulloi/Trulli on the 7th of November, where human remains had been discovered....

23. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

24. Company ordered to pay fines after miner’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/company-ordered-to-pay-fines-after-miner-s-death

A judge in Paphos has ordered a mining company to pay a fine to the Labor office for a series of violations that led to the death of a Syrian worker after a pit collapsed during excavations...

25. Cyprus donates 175 thousand euros to Missing Persons Committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-donates-175-thousand-euros-to-missing-persons-committee

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou handed over on Monday to the head of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) office in Cyprus, Jakhongir Khaydaro, the amount of 175 thousand euros to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus as a donation from the Republic of Cyprus to the Committee....

26. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

27. Local leaders arrested in asphalt plant demo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-leaders-arrested-in-asphalt-plant-demo

Two local community leaders in rural Nicosia were arrested on Tuesday after they physically blocked an earth digger that was prepping ground for an asphalt plant in the area...

28. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

29. Veil of mystery over Pachyammos excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veil-of-mystery-over-pachyammos-excavations

Greek Cypriot officials were heading back to a bombing site in Pachyammos on Monday to investigate two missing person cases from the 1964 events but reportedly unrelated to Turkish bombardment, as relatives of disappeared persons keep pushing the state for answers...

30. The adorable native cat breeds of Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-adorable-native-cat-breeds-of-greece-and-cyprus

Anyone who has visited Greece or Cyprus knows that both beautiful countries are home to many, many cats. Yet some people may be unaware that there are two distinct cat breeds, the Aegean cat and the Cyprus cat, native to Greece and Cyprus....

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